BTEC 0000 Business Administrative Services Orientation0 Hours
The Business Technology program provides students with the skills necessary to begin employment in a variety of business settings. Students will become proficient in business communication, office applications, and interpersonal skills. Once these fundamental skills are in place, students may specialize their studies in one of the following high demand business fields: accounting technician, administrative professional, or small business specialist.
BTEC 1030 Operating Systems and Email Applications30 Hours

Operating Systems and Email Applications explores essential skills needed to successfully use a computer in school and at work. Throughout this course, you will study how to maneuver within the Windows environment through hands-on activities; including, launching programs, working with windows and the taskbar to enable multitasking, customizing the desktop, and managing files. You will also use both a USB drive and the cloud for file storage. Finally, you will examine how to use the Internet to efficiently search for information on the Web and send and receive email.

Course Objectives

  • Practice occupational safety when working on computers.
  • Customize a computer work environment under the Windows 10 Operating System.
  • Operate a computer using basic operating system functions.
  • Multitask effectively using the taskbar and program windows.
  • Use common features found in drop-down menus, on toolbars and ribbons, and on scroll bars.
  • Demonstrate understanding of computer file structures by creating new folders and subfolders to organize files.
  • Find files and folders with Windows Search and Windows Explorer.
  • Define the Internet and describe how a computer connects to it.
  • Navigate the web by using a browser’s address bar, hyperlinks, favorites, the history panel, and search engines.
  • Identify when you are browsing with a secure connection.
  • Send, receive, and reply to email message.
  • Attach files to and open attachments from email messages.
  • Describe common ways to safeguard against Internet security threats.
  • Use email contacts to send messages to multiple addressees and create groups.
BTEC 1032 Spreadsheet Fundamentals30 Hours

In this course students will be introduced to essential skills needed to successfully use a computer in school and at work. Students will be introduced to the essential spreadsheet features needed to create worksheets by entering and editing data. The will also learn to format worksheets and will explore the use of formulas, functions, and charts.

Course Objectives

  • Create, edit, save, and print workbooks.
  • Format worksheets using a variety of methods.
  • Insert, delete, hide, unhide, and format cells, columns, and rows.
  • Insert, delete, move, copy, and rename worksheets.
  • Use a variety of techniques to select, move, and copy cells and ranges.
  • Create, modify, and copy formulas utilizing proper syntax, order of operations, and cell references.
  • Work with a variety of statistical and date functions.
  • Create, modify, format, and print a number of different chart types.
BTEC 1024 Business Calculations30 Hours

This course prepares students to perform basic business math calculations using the touch method on the 10-key calculator and a spreadsheet application.  These calculations include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, fractions, and combining operations.  Attention will be given to speed and accuracy on the 10-key and basic spreadsheet formulas.

Course Objectives

  • Meet speed and accuracy requirements for business math calculations
  • Demonstrate knowledge of calculator functions
  • Perform calculator functions to solve business math applications
  • Create, modify, and copy formulas utilizing proper syntax, order of operations, and cell references
BTEC 1005 Keyboarding I30 Hours

Keyboarding I introduces you to the computer keyboard and is designed to help you develop proper keyboarding techniques with an emphasis on increasing keyboarding speed and accuracy to a minimum job-market level of 40 wpm. During this course, you will be given intensive skill building practice using drills and timed tests.

Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate the ability to keyboard by touch.
  • Perform keyboarding at a rate of 40 wpm on a three-minute timed test with correction allowed
BTEC 1137 Word Processing I (MOS: Word Core)90 Hours

Word Processing I focuses on basic word processing features used in creating and managing business documents in Word. You will create new documents, as well as modify existing documents. You will practice formatting text, paragraphs, and sections to create professional business documents. You will practice enhancing those documents by inserting and customizing visual elements, such as, tables, lists, shapes, SmartArt graphics, and images. You will also use the reference options to organize and improve readability with endnotes, footnotes, citations, and captions. This course prepares students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam for Word.

Course Objectives

  • Use basic program menus and toolbars
  • Operate “Help” features
  • Create and manage documents
  • Demonstrate basic text, paragraph, and section formatting options
  • Work with templates
  • Create and format tables, columns, and lists
  • Apply endnotes, footnotes, citations, and captions
  • Insert and format visual elements including building blocks, shapes, SmartArt, and images
BTEC 1177 Email Applications (MOS: Outlook)60 Hours

Email Applications focuses on basic email features used in creating, sending, and receiving email messages in Outlook 2016. Practical business applications involving managing email messages, contacts, tasks, notes, and journal entries, as well as using the calendar features, will be covered. Successful completion of this course prepares you to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Outlook 2019 exam.

Course Objectives

  • Navigate basic program menus and toolbars
  • Operate “Help” features
  • Send, receive, and manage E-mail messages
  • Use advanced message options
  • Create and manage rules to automate message processing
  • Manage contacts
  • Create electronic business cards and signatures
  • Create events and appointments
  • Work with multiple calendars
  • Create and complete tasks
  • Create and manage notes and journal entries
BTEC 1603 Accounting for Non Accountants60 Hours

This course is an introduction to basic accounting principles for all students including those who do not plan to pursue a career in accounting. It provides step-by-step guidance on completing each stage in the accounting cycle. The course includes a comprehensive capstone project that will assess students’ ability to evaluate, record, and understand transactions and financial statements.

Course Objectives

  • Evaluate transactions
  • Identify the accounting cycle
  • Prepare journal entries and t-accounts
  • Make adjusting entries
  • Prepare financial statements and closing entries
  • Recognize computerized systems and the importance of cash and payroll
  • Analyze financial statements
  • Complete the Comprehensive Exercise which will demonstrate the mastery of basic accounting concepts
BTEC 1510 Business English90 Hours

Business English emphasizes essentials of business English. Throughout this course, you will study writing, sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and proofreading.

Course Objectives

  • Practice common business writing styles
  • Utilize correct grammar rules
  • Use correct punctuation
  • Identify common writing errors
BTEC 1565 Customer Service60 Hours

Students in this course will develop the skills and attitudes necessary to build strong customer relations and provide outstanding customer service in a diverse workplace serving a diverse population. Students will be able to define exceptional customer service and identify the benefits of both internal and external service environments. Students will also complete a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) analysis relates to developing a customer service strategy. This course covers how time, stress, and anger management relate to customer service.

Course Objectives

  • Define exceptional customer service and identify its benefits for both the internal and external customer
  • Describe diversity in the workplace relative to serving the needs of a diverse population
  • Discuss the traits and skills CSRs should possess
  • Identify common practical factors in creating a customer service strategy
  • Discuss how time management, stress management, and anger control relate to customer service
  • Identify reasons that customers complain, and describe the process for solving those problems
  • Discuss approaches to use when handling extreme customers
  • Describe activities involved in customer retention
  • Explain each of the elements in the communication process
  • Describe the three levels of listening and the obstacles that impact customer-faced listening
  • Detail the essential customer service skills needed when communicating over the phone
WKSK 1400 Workplace Success60 Hours

Workplace Success is designed to help students develop essential work habits and attitudes as well as human-relation skills needed to maintain gainful and satisfying employment. Topics include common challenges faced in the workplace, such as presenting yourself professionally, developing a professional work ethic, developing interpersonal skills, navigating office politics successfully, and planning and managing your career.

Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and set and accomplish personal and career goals
  • Manage time, stress, organization and finances
  • Explain conflict resolution, negotiation, and communication in the workplace
  • Display a strong work ethic and illustrate accountability
  • Perform work within a group effectively and discuss the value of negotiation and compromise
  • Describe the basics of public speaking and presenting a professional demeanor
  • Implement career goals and take active control of professional life
BTEC 1167 Electronic Presentations (MOS: PowerPoint)60 Hours

Electronic Presentations focuses on basic electronic presentation features used in creating and managing presentations in PowerPoint. You will create new presentations, as well as modify existing presentations. You will practice adding new layouts, adding background images, changing themes, and inserting headers and footers to create professional business presentations. You will enhance those presentations by inserting and customizing visual elements, such as tables, lists, shapes, SmartArt graphics, and images. You will also apply transitions, animate slide content, and set the timing for each one. This course prepares students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam for PowerPoint.

Course Objectives

  • Utilize basic program menus and toolbars
  • Operate “Help” features
  • Create and manage presentations
  • Work with SmartArt, graphics, images, shapes, tables, and charts
  • Apply transitions, animations, effects, and styles
  • Configure slide shows using the slide show options
  • Rehearse timing and set the resolution of slide shows
  • Use track changes, encrypt presentations with a password, and restrict permissions
BTEC 1147 Spreadsheet I (MOS: Excel Core)60 Hours

Spreadsheets I introduces basic spreadsheet functions and applications using Microsoft Excel. You will practice creating, formatting, and managing worksheets and charts. You will also work with data and use formulas, functions, analysis tools, and management techniques. Successful completion of this course prepares you to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Excel Core exam.

Course Objectives

  • Create, edit, and format Excel workbooks and worksheets
  • Insert and format charts, sparklines, shapes, and WordArt
  • Build PivotTables, PivotCharts, Slicers, and Excel tables
  • Group, consolidate, and link worksheets
  • Protect, share, merge, and export workbooks
  • Create, analyze, and troubleshoot basic and advanced formulas and functions.
  • Record and edit macros
BTEC 2137 Word Processing II (MOS: Word Expert)60 Hours

Word Processing Applications II examines a variety of advanced features to create and format business documents such as online forms and personalized mailings using Word. While in this course, you will practice how to include reference tables, to manage and share multiple documents, and to customize various Word elements. At the end of this course, you will be prepared to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert Exams for Microsoft Office Word.

Course Objectives

  • Use comments and tracking to manage collaboration
  • Apply advanced formatting
  • Customize documents using building blocks, themes, and style sets
  • Create specialized tables and indexes
  • Perform mail merges
  • Use the References features to work with large documents
  • Create forms
  • Secure and share a document
  • Customize Word for individual preferences
BTEC 1157 Database Applications (MOS: Access)90 Hours

Database applications focuses on the design and creation of databases and introduces the application of database capabilities for information management and data manipulation. Students will practice designing, creating, manipulating, extracting, and presenting data using Microsoft Access. This course further provides students with more advanced skills in database design and creation, data extraction and presentation, database relationships, and data interconnectivity. This course prepares students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam for Access.

Course Objectives

  • Create and manage databases using tables, forms, queries, and reports
  • Maintain data integrity by setting field properties, validation rules, look-up fields, and input masks
  • Add criteria to queries to create calculated fields, parameter queries, summary queries, and action queries
  • Create and execute action queries and simple SQL statements
  • Customize reports using controls, grouping, sorting, totals, sub-reports, and conditional formatting
  • Create and modify templates, table relationships, and macrosEnhance forms by adding relationships, calculated controls, tab controls, aggregate functions, and form buttons
  • Import and export data to and from other applications, and create mail merges.
BTEC 1690 Personal Finance60 Hours

Students in this course learn basic financial principles that, if applied in their personal lives, will help students succeed financially in today’s economy. It includes modules on setting goals, creating budgets, managing checking and savings accounts, building and maintaining good credit, planning for major purchases, such as cars and homes, and planning for the future.

Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate personal financial principles and concepts
  • Explain the applicability of financial statements in personal finance
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the importance of the time value of money
  • Analyze the need for budgeting in achieving personal financial goals
  • Discuss the effect of taxes on personal financial planning
  • Identify consumer buying behavior and strategies that marketers employ
  • Discuss various types of insurance and evaluate their applicability in personal finance
  • Explore investment alternatives such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, real estate and collectibles
BTEC 1006 Keyboarding II30 Hours

Keyboarding II introduces you to the computer keyboard and is designed to help you develop proper keyboarding techniques with an emphasis on increasing keyboarding speed and accuracy to a minimum job-market level of 50 wpm. During this course, you will be given intensive skill building practice using drills and timed tests.

Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate the ability to keyboard by touch.
  • Perform keyboarding at a rate of 50 wpm on a three-minute timed test with correction allowed
BTEC 1007 Keyboarding III30 Hours

Keyboarding III is designed to help you develop proper keyboarding techniques with an emphasis on increasing keyboarding speed and accuracy to a minimum job-market level of 60 wpm. During this course, you will be given intensive skill building practice using drills and timed tests.

Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate the ability to keyboard by touch.
  • Perform keyboarding at a rate of 60 wpm on a three-minute timed test with correction allowed
BTEC 1061 Office Procedures60 Hours

Office Procedures facilitates the development and application of skills necessary to communicate effectively. It comprehensively covers workplace communication skills, including reading, writing, speaking, and listening in both formal and informal settings.

Course Objectives

  • Identify and describe the various aspects of an administrative professional position including office professionalism, self-management and organization, workplace ethics, and effective teamwork.
  • Exhibit professional writing, speaking, and listening skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in managing records, coordinating business travel, planning meetings and events, and understanding financial records.
BTEC 1090 Google Drive30 Hours

Google Drive examines the features and uses of Google Drive applications using a hands-on approach. During this course, you will explore the uses of Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Forms, and Google Drawings. You will create documents, pie charts, forms, sheets, and drawings using the various application found in Google Drive.

Course Objectives

  • Define Google Drive and relate its use to a work place scenario
  • Construct a Google Docs file and utilize the download function
  • Develop a pie chart and a column chart in Google Sheets and utilize the share function
  • Design a Google Slides presentation and relate its use to a given scenario
  • Formulate a Google Form and use the send function
  • Create a Google Drawing
  • Evaluate the benefits of using Google Drive
WKSK 1500 Job Seeking Skills30 Hours

Workplace Success is designed to help students develop essential work habits and attitudes as well as human-relation skills needed to maintain gainful and satisfying employment. Topics include common challenges faced in the workplace, such as presenting yourself professionally, developing a professional work ethic, developing interpersonal skills, navigating office politics successfully, and planning and managing your career.

Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and set and accomplish personal and career goals
  • Manage time, stress, organization and finances
  • Explain conflict resolution, negotiation, and communication in the workplace
  • Display a strong work ethic and illustrate accountability
  • Perform work within a group effectively and discuss the value of negotiation and compromise
  • Describe the basics of public speaking and presenting a professional demeanor
  • Implement career goals and take active control of professional life
BTEC 2920 Business Administrative Services Externship120 Hours
This course is comprehensive and integrates student knowledge and skills. Students will apply decision-making, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills in completing realistic business projects. This may be completed as part of an internship or externship.
BTEC 1720 Social Media Marketing30 Hours

Social Media Marketing teaches the fundamentals of marketing in the social media age. Throughout this course, you will study theories of marketing and put those theories into practice through a combination of short-answer assignments, quizzes, and social media applications.

Course Objectives

  • Practice marketing techniques in social media settings
  • Formulate original critical responses to marketing questions and scenarios
  • Deliver a presentation or paper with well-researched marketing concepts that demonstrate a mastery of the material covered in the course
BTEC 2000 Special Projects30 Hours

The Special Projects course gives students an opportunity to integrate many of the word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation skills they learned from earlier business courses. In this course, you will create an original business plan for a hypothetical small business. Different writing assignments and readings will help you develop additional analytical entrepreneurial skills.

Course Objectives

  • Practice building spreadsheets
  • Demonstrate word processing skills
  • Identify effective entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Practice presentation-building applications and delivering presentations
BTEC 1147 Spreadsheet I (MOS: Excel Core)60 Hours

Spreadsheets I introduces basic spreadsheet functions and applications using Microsoft Excel. You will practice creating, formatting, and managing worksheets and charts. You will also work with data and use formulas, functions, analysis tools, and management techniques. Successful completion of this course prepares you to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Excel Core exam.

Course Objectives

  • Create, edit, and format Excel workbooks and worksheets
  • Insert and format charts, sparklines, shapes, and WordArt
  • Build PivotTables, PivotCharts, Slicers, and Excel tables
  • Group, consolidate, and link worksheets
  • Protect, share, merge, and export workbooks
  • Create, analyze, and troubleshoot basic and advanced formulas and functions.
  • Record and edit macros
BTEC 2147 Spreadsheet Applications II (MOS: Excel Expert)60 Hours

Spreadsheet Applications II examines a variety of advanced features to create and format spreadsheets such as pivot tables, pivot charts, and financial documents using Excel. While in this course, you will practice how to use advanced functions and formulas, modify spreadsheets, and customize various Excel elements. At the end of this course, you will be prepared to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert Exams for Microsoft Office Excel.

Course Objectives

  • Create and troubleshoot advanced formulas and functions
  • Demonstrate how to protect, share, merge, and configure worksheets and workbooks
  • Apply custom and conditional formatting
  • Create and manipulate advanced charts, pivot charts, and pivot tables
  • Copy and run macros from other workbooks
BTEC 1157 Database Applications (MOS: Access)90 Hours

Database applications focuses on the design and creation of databases and introduces the application of database capabilities for information management and data manipulation. Students will practice designing, creating, manipulating, extracting, and presenting data using Microsoft Access. This course further provides students with more advanced skills in database design and creation, data extraction and presentation, database relationships, and data interconnectivity. This course prepares students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam for Access.

Course Objectives

  • Create and manage databases using tables, forms, queries, and reports
  • Maintain data integrity by setting field properties, validation rules, look-up fields, and input masks
  • Add criteria to queries to create calculated fields, parameter queries, summary queries, and action queries
  • Create and execute action queries and simple SQL statements
  • Customize reports using controls, grouping, sorting, totals, sub-reports, and conditional formatting
  • Create and modify templates, table relationships, and macrosEnhance forms by adding relationships, calculated controls, tab controls, aggregate functions, and form buttons
  • Import and export data to and from other applications, and create mail merges.
BTEC 1610 Accounting I60 Hours

Accounting I introduces accounting through hands-on exercises and problems, including web-based assignments and quizzes. Students will demonstrate basic recordkeeping concepts, including analyzing, journaling and posting transactions. By the end of this course, students will be able to complete the accounting cycle, close the books and make correcting entries.

Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate basic recordkeeping procedures
  • Manage and use double-entry accounting
  • Analyze, journalize, and post transactions
  • Locate and correct errors in the recording process
  • Identify and make adjusting entries
  • Create financial statements including income statements and balance sheets
  • Complete accounting cycle, close the books, and make reverse/correcting entries
BTEC 1630 Accounting II60 Hours

Accounting II builds on the Accounting I experiences to broaden the student’s accounting skill set through hands-on exercises and problems, web-based assignments/quizzes, and online resources. Students will work with internal control of cash, receivables, liabilities, and payroll accounting. The course concludes with exercises in adjusting entries, financial statements, and closing procedures.

Course Objectives

  • Describe the principles of internal controls and cash.
  • Use banking transactions including deposits, writing checks, and reconciling bank accounts.
  • Recognize, value, and record accounts receivable transactions.
  • Explain accounting practices for current liabilities and payroll.
  • Calculate and record adjusting and closing entries, and prepare financial statements
BTEC 1635 Accounting III60 Hours

Accounting III builds on the Accounting II experiences to broaden the student’s accounting skill set through hands-on exercises and problems, web-based assignments/quizzes, and online resources. In this course, students will practice accounting for: Accounts Receivable, Uncollectible Accounts, Notes Payable, and Notes Receivable. They will also apply the processes of managing assets, resources, and accounting information systems.

Course Objectives

  • Explain the basic concepts of accounting information systems.
  • Describe the process of estimating and recording uncollectible accounts.
  • Recognize common internal controls for accounts receivable.
  • Calculate and record notes payable and notes receivable transactions.
  • Compute and compare the effects of different methods of inventory costing.
  • Determine the cost of an asset, and record its depreciation or amortization.
BTEC 1606 QuickBooks Pro90 Hours

QuickBooks Pro is for small business owners who want to automate their bookkeeping functions. The course provides the basics of the QuickBooks application for small business owners who do not have or need skills as a trained accountant. This hands-on course trains the small business owner on how to set up and maintain the financial processes within the business using QuickBooks. Areas covered include Payroll, Inventory, and Job/Time Tracking. Through this course, you will customize company file reports, graphs invoices, letters, and fiscal year closing. You will also use the QuickBooks application to practice the functions and features and to complete problems and case studies using sample QuickBooks companies.

Course Objectives

  • Identify QuickBooks versions, features and navigation
  • Create, backup, and save a new QuickBooks company
  • Illustrate and administer the sales process
  • Track revenue
  • Demonstrate how to regulate expenses
  • Reconcile bank and credit card accounts
  • Create reports and graphs
  • Setup and maintain company files
  • Customize QuickBooks
BTEC 1690 Personal Finance60 Hours

Students in this course learn basic financial principles that, if applied in their personal lives, will help students succeed financially in today’s economy. It includes modules on setting goals, creating budgets, managing checking and savings accounts, building and maintaining good credit, planning for major purchases, such as cars and homes, and planning for the future.

Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate personal financial principles and concepts
  • Explain the applicability of financial statements in personal finance
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the importance of the time value of money
  • Analyze the need for budgeting in achieving personal financial goals
  • Discuss the effect of taxes on personal financial planning
  • Identify consumer buying behavior and strategies that marketers employ
  • Discuss various types of insurance and evaluate their applicability in personal finance
  • Explore investment alternatives such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, real estate and collectibles
BTEC 1006 Keyboarding II30 Hours

Keyboarding II introduces you to the computer keyboard and is designed to help you develop proper keyboarding techniques with an emphasis on increasing keyboarding speed and accuracy to a minimum job-market level of 50 wpm. During this course, you will be given intensive skill building practice using drills and timed tests.

Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate the ability to keyboard by touch.
  • Perform keyboarding at a rate of 50 wpm on a three-minute timed test with correction allowed
BTEC 1007 Keyboarding III30 Hours

Keyboarding III is designed to help you develop proper keyboarding techniques with an emphasis on increasing keyboarding speed and accuracy to a minimum job-market level of 60 wpm. During this course, you will be given intensive skill building practice using drills and timed tests.

Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate the ability to keyboard by touch.
  • Perform keyboarding at a rate of 60 wpm on a three-minute timed test with correction allowed
BTEC 1090 Google Drive30 Hours

Google Drive examines the features and uses of Google Drive applications using a hands-on approach. During this course, you will explore the uses of Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Forms, and Google Drawings. You will create documents, pie charts, forms, sheets, and drawings using the various application found in Google Drive.

Course Objectives

  • Define Google Drive and relate its use to a work place scenario
  • Construct a Google Docs file and utilize the download function
  • Develop a pie chart and a column chart in Google Sheets and utilize the share function
  • Design a Google Slides presentation and relate its use to a given scenario
  • Formulate a Google Form and use the send function
  • Create a Google Drawing
  • Evaluate the benefits of using Google Drive
WKSK 1500 Job Seeking Skills30 Hours

Workplace Success is designed to help students develop essential work habits and attitudes as well as human-relation skills needed to maintain gainful and satisfying employment. Topics include common challenges faced in the workplace, such as presenting yourself professionally, developing a professional work ethic, developing interpersonal skills, navigating office politics successfully, and planning and managing your career.

Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and set and accomplish personal and career goals
  • Manage time, stress, organization and finances
  • Explain conflict resolution, negotiation, and communication in the workplace
  • Display a strong work ethic and illustrate accountability
  • Perform work within a group effectively and discuss the value of negotiation and compromise
  • Describe the basics of public speaking and presenting a professional demeanor
  • Implement career goals and take active control of professional life
BTEC 2920 Business Administrative Services Externship120 Hours
This course is comprehensive and integrates student knowledge and skills. Students will apply decision-making, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills in completing realistic business projects. This may be completed as part of an internship or externship.
BTEC 1720 Social Media Marketing30 Hours

Social Media Marketing teaches the fundamentals of marketing in the social media age. Throughout this course, you will study theories of marketing and put those theories into practice through a combination of short-answer assignments, quizzes, and social media applications.

Course Objectives

  • Practice marketing techniques in social media settings
  • Formulate original critical responses to marketing questions and scenarios
  • Deliver a presentation or paper with well-researched marketing concepts that demonstrate a mastery of the material covered in the course
BTEC 2000 Special Projects30 Hours

The Special Projects course gives students an opportunity to integrate many of the word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation skills they learned from earlier business courses. In this course, you will create an original business plan for a hypothetical small business. Different writing assignments and readings will help you develop additional analytical entrepreneurial skills.

Course Objectives

  • Practice building spreadsheets
  • Demonstrate word processing skills
  • Identify effective entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Practice presentation-building applications and delivering presentations
FUND 0030 Program Directed Study30 Hours
Students in this course will receive general assistance with program and course study, test preparation and the development of individual study resources.
FUND 0091 Study Skills30 Hours

Students will learn to use effective study habits and strategies for remembering information found in their textbooks and heard in-class lectures. Students will also learn to use a strategy for reading and taking notes from textbooks, taking notes in class, and learn effective strategies for taking the five types of tests most frequently given by teachers.

Course Objectives

  • Organize an appropriate study place, and learn how to plan and manage study time.
  • Become skilled at remembering information in textbooks and in lectures.
  • Develop a strategy for better reading and note-taking from textbooks.
  • Improve preparation for test-taking.